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Shelters and Washroom – Indonesia

Shelters and Washroom – Indonesia

Transitional Shelters and WASH services for earthquake affected populations in Sulawesi, Indonesia.

A series of strong earthquakes struck central Sulawesi province, the strongest a 7.4 M earthquake only 10 km deep and with its epicentre close to the provincial capital, Palu. The earthquake triggered a tsunami whose waves reached up to three metres in some areas, striking Talise beach in Palu and Donggala. The earthquakes, tsunami and resulting liquefaction and landslides have caused significant damage and loss of life in affected areas.

As of 10 October, 10,679 people have been seriously injured and hospitalized according to figures released by the national disaster management agency, BNPB. Buildings, including houses, shops, mosques and hotels, have collapsed, been swept away, or suffered extensive damage. An estimated 67,310 houses have been damaged and almost 82,775 people are currently displaced.

Muslim Aid has provided 45 IDP families (225 IDPs) access to context and culturally appropriate semi-permanent shelters and ensured that families to live in a safety, dignity and comfort and transition smoothly on back to normality with increased safety for future hazard

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